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BTK Railway to Be Ready in August 2017


The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway will be ready in August 2017, Ahmet Arslan, Turkey’s minister of transport, maritime affairs and communications, said, the country’s media outlets reported June 21. Arslan added that Turkey has almost completed construction of the BTK railway on the country’s territory, but the problem is that a …

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No Risk for SGC from Revival of South Stream: Expert


The revival of the Russian-initiated South Stream gas pipeline project poses no risk to the Southern Gas Corridor project, which envisages delivery of Azerbaijani gas to Europe, Charles Ellinas, CEO of Cyprus-based energy consultancy e-CNHC told Trend. “All agreements on the Southern Gas Corridor are in place, gas sales are …

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Roughly 11M tons of Azerbaijani Oil Transported via BTC


Roughly 2,237,140 tons of Azerbaijani oil was transported via the BTC main export pipeline in May 2017. Over 10 million tons of oil was transported via this pipeline in January-May. In general, more than 332 million tons of oil has been pumped to BTC since the start of pipeline exploitation …

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Malaysia Is The Cheapest Country In The World For Flights


Flight website Kiwi.com has released its second annual Flight Price Index, showing which countries in the world offer the most affordable flights as measured per 100km of travel. To calculate the rankings, it analysed over a million flights across 80 countries to find an average price of short-haul and long-haul …

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Why You Should Have (at Least) Two Careers


It’s not uncommon to meet a lawyer who’d like to work in renewable energy, or an app developer who’d like to write a novel, or an editor who fantasizes about becoming a landscape designer. Maybe you also dream about switching to a career that’s drastically different from your current job. …

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Turkey Seeks to Build an Alternative Road to Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway


Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan said that the government wants to create an alternative to the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Project with a line that will run through Iğdır-Dilucu-Nakhchivan and finally to Iran via Kars. Speaking to Anadolu Agency regarding the Kars-Iğdır-Dilucu-Nakhchivan Railway Project, a branch of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars …

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Iran Discovers New Oil Block in Central Country


Recent exploration has led to the discovery of a new oil block in Iran’s central province of Semnan, an unnamed source told Fars news agency May 28. However, the source said that preliminary findings do not indicate the existence of any notable reserve in the newly found block. The source …

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North-South Transport Corridor May Eliminate Shipping Lines


The International North-South Transport Corridor may bring changes to routes for carrying cargos between Iran and Scandinavian countries abolishing shipping lines. Russia, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Belarus and Iran have recently discussed the issue of transporting cargos from Scandinavian countries to Iran through the North-South transportation corridor, a senior Iranian official …

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